US Congress Senator Shelley Capito [R]

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USSR539IntroA resolution condemning the horrific acts of violence and hatred in Dallas, Texas, on July 7, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by the tragedy. Condemns the attack on police officers that occurred in Dallas, Texas, on Ju...
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2016-07-27
Star Print ordered on the resolution.
USSB524PassCo-Prescribing to Reduce Overdoses Act of 2016 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 Examining Opioid Treatment Infrastructure Act of 2016 Good Samaritan Assessment Act of 2016 Improving Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women Act of 2...
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2016-07-22
Became Public Law No: 114-198.
USSB1555EngrossFilipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill defines "Filipino Veterans of World War II" to include an individual who served: honorably at any time from July 26, 1941, to December 31, 1946; in an active-du...
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2016-07-14
To House Administration Committee
USSR536IntroA resolution proclaiming the week of October 30 through November 5, 2016, as "National Obesity Care Week". Proclaims the week of October 30-November 5, 2016, as National Obesity Care Week. Encourages open communication to break barriers of misunderst...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR349IntroA resolution congratulating the Farm Credit System on the celebration of its 100th anniversary. Congratulates the Farm Credit System (FCS) on its 100th anniversary and commends the service of the cooperative owners and employees of the FCS in helping...
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2016-07-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3179IntroCarbon Capture Utilization and Storage Act
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2016-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3167IntroAppalachian Forest National Heritage Area Act of 2016 This bill establishes the Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area to include specified counties in the states of Maryland and West Virginia. The bill designates the Appalachian Forest Heritage A...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3137IntroAlzheimer's Beneficiary and Caregiver Support Act
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2016-07-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR523IntroA resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author. Extends condolences to the family of Elie Wiesel, an award-winning author who helped the world understand t...
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2016-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4922-4923; text as passed Senate: CR S4919)
USSR504IntroA resolution recognizing the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program. Recognizes the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright program. Encourages the President and the Department of State to work with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to supp...
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2016-07-06
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4837-4838)
USSB3135IntroTaking Responsibility Using Secured Technologies Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should have any security clearance she holds revoked and should be denied access to classified ...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1870IntroVET Act of 2016 Veterans Entrepreneurial Transition Act of 2016 This bill amends the Small Business Act to direct the Small Business Administration to carry out a pilot program to assess the feasibility and advisability of making grants to eligible v...
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2016-06-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 542.
USSB2795IntroNuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act
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2016-06-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 528.
USSB3095IntroShark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016
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2016-06-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3091IntroEMPOWER Act of 2016 Enhancing and Modernizing Pathways to Opportunity through Work, Education, and Responsibility Act of 2016 This bill amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to r...
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2016-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2882IntroOzone Standards Implementation Act of 2016
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2016-06-22
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. Hearings held.
USSB3082IntroPreventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2016
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2016-06-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR508IntroA resolution expressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel.
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2016-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2736EngrossPatient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2816IntroDiesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2016 This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to reauthorize through FY2021 a diesel emissions reduction program. The program authorizes the Environmental Protection Agency to provide grants, rebates, or loans ...
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2016-06-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 525.
USSB2686IntroProtecting Local Business Opportunity Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to allow two or more employers to be considered joint employers for purposes of the Act only if each shares and exercises control over essential terms and con...
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2016-06-16
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR496IntroA resolution condemning the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub, honoring the memory of the victims of the attack, offering condolences to and expressing support for their families and friends and all those affected, and applauding the de...
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4263; text as passed Senate: CR S4304)
USSR493IntroA resolution relative to the death of George V. Voinovich, former United States Senator for the State of Ohio. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of George Voinovich, former member of...
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2016-06-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3846-3849; text as passed Senate: CR S3863)
USSB2983IntroCRIB Act Caring Recovery for Infants and Babies Act
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2016-05-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2849IntroGAO Access and Oversight Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to obtain federal agency records required to discharge the GAO's duties (including audit, evaluation, and investigative duties), including through br...
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2016-05-25
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSR472IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the economy of the United States. Expresses the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to U.S. families and businesses and is not in the bes...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2961IntroCompassionate Care Act
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2016-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2955IntroLegislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017 TITLE I--LEGISLATIVE BRANCH Provides appropriations to the Senate for: Expense Allowances; Representational Allowances for the Majority and Minority Leaders; Salaries, Officers, and Employees; the Office of...
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2016-05-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 473.
USSB1099IntroPACE Act Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and Public Health Service Act to include employers with 51 to 100 employees as large employers for purposes of health in...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR468IntroA resolution designating the week of May 15 through May 21, 2016, as "National Police Week". Designates the week of May 15-May 21, 2016, as National Police Week. Expresses support for law enforcement officers across the United States for their effort...
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2016-05-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2910-2911; text as passed Senate: CR S2880-2881)
USSB2755PassFallen Heroes Flag Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill allows the Representative or Senator of an immediate family member of a deceased firefighter, law enforcement officer, member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew, or public safety officer who died in ...
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2016-05-16
Became Public Law No: 114-156.
USSB2921IntroVeterans First Act
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2016-05-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 467.
USSB1890PassDefend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to create a private civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation. A trade secret owner may file a civil action in a U.S. district court seeking relief for...
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2016-05-11
Became Public Law No: 114-153.
USSB2707IntroProtecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act This bill declares that the proposed or the final rule of the Department of Labor entitled "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Com...
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2016-05-11
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB2912IntroTrickett Wendler Right to Try Act of 2016 This bill bars the federal government from prohibiting or restricting the production, manufacture, distribution, prescribing, or dispensing of an experimental drug, biological product, or device that is: (1) ...
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2016-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR457IntroA resolution relative to the death of Conrad Ray Burns, former United States Senator for the State of Montana. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Conrad Ray Burns, former member of...
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2016-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2645)
USSR458IntroA resolution relative to the death of Robert F. Bennett, former Senator of the State of Utah. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Robert F. Bennett, former member of the U.S. Senate...
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2016-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2645; text of measure as introduced: CR S2630)
USSB1915IntroFirst Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to carry out a three-year pilot program to provide anthrax vaccine...
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2016-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 458.
USSR448IntroA resolution recognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States. Thanks the teachers of the United States and promotes the teaching ...
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2016-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2576-2577; text as passed Senate: CR S2564)
USSB2877IntroA bill to amend title 32, United States Code, to specify the availability of certain funds provided by the Department of Defense to States for drug interdiction and counter-drug activities. This bill makes certain Department of Defense funds for stat...
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2016-04-28
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2879IntroWorking Families Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase and expand tax incentives for employer-provided dependent care assistance. The bill increases the limit on the amount excludible from the gross income of an employee f...
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2016-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR454IntroA resolution recognizing the Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response program on its 30th anniversary. Recognizes the Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response program on its 30th anniversary.
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2016-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2576-2577; text as passed Senate: CR S2566)
USSB2872IntroNAS Healthy Babies Act Nurturing And Supporting Healthy Babies Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), which results from a newborn's exposure to addictive opiate drugs while ...
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2016-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2866IntroJessie's Law
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2016-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2256IntroCo-Prescribing Saves Lives Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to provide information to certain prescribers on best practices for prescribing naloxone for patients receiving chronic opioid therapy or b...
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2016-04-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 442.
USSB2680IntroMental Health Reform Act of 2016
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2016-04-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 437.
USSB2835IntroA bill to amend the National Dam Safety Program Act to establish a program to provide grant assistance for the rehabilitation and repair of high hazard potential dams, and for other purposes. This bill amends the National Dam Safety Program Act to di...
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2016-04-21
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2823IntroSteel Industry Preservation Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend and modify the production tax credit for steel industry fuel. (Under current law, steel industry fuel is a fuel which is: (1) produced through a process of liquefyin...
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2016-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR431IntroA resolution recognizing the immeasurable benefits of the national 4-H program to the young people of the United States and supporting the campaign to expand the 4-H program. Recognizes 4-H as a vital organization for training the next generation for...
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2016-04-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2202; text as passed Senate: CR S2200)
USSCR35IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should continue to exercise its veto in the United Nations Security Council on resolutions regarding the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Expresses the sense of Congres...
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2016-04-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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